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  • 2016
  • The athlete began transitioning to a plant-based diet in 2016 after researching veganism by watching documentaries and became concerned about his health and how farmed animals are treated. (vegnews.com)
  • 2016). The same poll revealed that 6% of young adults aged 18 to 34 years were vegetarian or vegan while an earlier poll specifically in youth found that ~5% of high school students in grades 9-12 were vegetarian or vegan (Vegetarian Resource Group, 2014). (gssiweb.org)
  • 2016).Less is known about the ability of these diets to enhance training or sports performance (Craddock et al. (gssiweb.org)
  • 2016). Results from observational and short-term intervention studies in which subjects consumed vegetarian or non-vegetarian diets for test periods of several weeks have detected no difference in strength/power, aerobic and anaerobic performance parameters based on the presence or absence of animal-derived (mostly flesh) foods (Craddock et al. (gssiweb.org)
  • meatless
  • Readers debate the ethics of U.S. food production, meatless diets, and more. (theatlantic.com)
  • Since it's comparatively cheap and easy to put dogs onto a meatless diet, vegan dog food is a terrific option for people who want to keep substantial amounts of flesh from entering their households. (vegan.com)
  • The experiment led to a collective weight loss of 440 pounds and a pledge from Winfrey to go 'vegan-ish' and institute meatless Mondays at Harpo Studios. (cnn.com)
  • protein
  • Vegan food choices that contain high amounts of protein include tofu, beans, nuts and legumes. (livestrong.com)
  • A switch to vegan food may upset your dog's protein balance, and thereby cause this condition. (vegan.com)
  • High Protein Diet - How safe is it? (targetwoman.com)
  • The primary endpoint marker for inflammation, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, improved significantly more in the vegan group, compared with the AHA group. (pcrm.org)
  • Even though many people think it's difficult for vegans to eat enough protein, this typically isn't an issue for someone eating a varied diet and consciously including sources of plant-based protein. (mcall.com)
  • According to Jack Norris RD, co-founder and president of Vegan Outreach, An individual can get enough protein and all the EAAs by eating just one type of food like pinto beans. (medindia.net)
  • It is said that if one meets lysine requirements on a vegan diet , the person is most likely to meet protein requirements. (medindia.net)
  • Multiple servings of high-lysine foods can give best results in terms of improving the protein quality of a vegan diet (diet excluding milk and animal foods). (medindia.net)
  • Once "educated" most vegans consider it impossible for someone not to get enough high quality protein on a plant based diet. (medindia.net)
  • In an effort to make sure vegetarians were getting enough of all the amino acids, in the early 1970s in the book, Diet for a Small Planet, Frances Moore Lappe popularized the idea of combining plant proteins at each meal in order to get a "complete" protein. (medindia.net)
  • I know that a plant-strong diet will never lack in protein. (veganbodybuilding.com)
  • And there's been evidence to suggest that this Western diet causes changes in protein signaling, which exacerbates oil and sebum production, thereby causing acne . (greatist.com)
  • There's often a concern that plant-based diets are not sustainable, and that they'll necessarily lead to vitamin and protein deficiencies. (greatist.com)
  • But doing so requires substantial attention to creating a balanced diet that makes up for the loss of animal protein with substitutions of beans, soy and, to a lesser extent, vegetables and grains. (cnn.com)
  • nutrition
  • According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), vegetarian diets are associated with lower blood cholesterol levels, lower risk of heart disease, lower blood pressure levels, and lower risk of hypertension and type 2 diabetes. (parents.com)
  • The latest study, published in The Journal of Nutrition , looked at how various diets impact biomarkers, like antioxidants such as carotenoids. (menshealth.com)
  • All topics relating to health, diet, nutrition programs and any questions you might have about general health. (veganbodybuilding.com)
  • The notion of a holistic approach that gives pet owners more control over their pets' diet has been gaining ground since 2007, when a melamine contamination of commercial pet food caused people to take a closer look at what they were feeding their pets, says Donna Spector, a veterinary internal medicine specialist who runs SpectorDVM , an animal nutrition consultancy. (cnn.com)
  • The important thing is that you use a diet that has been shown to be nutritionally adequate for whatever stage of life you're feeding, and it is absolutely possible to find a good quality commercial pet food that doesn't have animal products in it,' says veterinarian Kathryn E. Michel, an associate professor of nutrition at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine. (cnn.com)
  • Although vegetarian diets are well-accepted in the public health arena, some coaches and professionals express concern that vegetarian athletes may not receive the proper nutrition required for optimal training and performance. (gssiweb.org)
  • dietary
  • Just as was the case with vegetarian diets and vitamin B12 deficiency, there is little credible scientific evidence to show that people eating a lifelong plant based diet (without taking supplements or eating fortified foods) can achieve adequate dietary intakes of omega 3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA), iron, zinc, iodine, calcium, and vitamin D. To this list you can also add vitamin B6 and taurine, an amino acid. (thepaleodiet.com)
  • For the study, the scientists at Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, a non-profit research organisation in Washington, examined 75 participants and put them in a randomized groups either in a low-calorie, plant-based diet or to make no dietary changes for 16 weeks. (ndtv.com)
  • Based on a raw vegan dietary adherence score (range 0-42) created for this study, mean adherence (SD) increased from 15.1 (5.4) to 17.0 (5.8) over 12 weeks (p=0.03). (nih.gov)
  • Alicia Silverstone
  • Other celebrities who have been reported to follow a purely plant-based diet include Natalie Portman, Ellen Degeneres and Alicia Silverstone. (parents.com)
  • Celebrities such as Woody Harrelson, Ellen Degeneres, Russell Simmons and Alicia Silverstone (who discusses her dogs' vegan diet in her book, 'The Kind Diet') have long been touting the health benefits of a vegan diet, along with Colin Campbell and Caldwell Esselstyn, two doctors who are the subjects of an upcoming documentary extolling the benefits of the plant-based diet. (cnn.com)
  • nutritional
  • Dogs are biologically omnivorous, but can adapt well to a plant-based diet which meets all their nutritional needs. (veganoutreach.org)
  • With astute and skillful planning, you can ensure that your vegetarian diet meets all the body's nutritional needs. (targetwoman.com)
  • Did you miss Vegetarian and Vegan Diets: Nutritional Disasters Part 1 or Part 2? (thepaleodiet.com)
  • 142 These subtle admissions of potential nutrient deficiency problems associated with vegetarian diets represent the tip of a nutritional nightmare. (thepaleodiet.com)
  • 39, 90, 96 As a parent, I would never wish upon my child or for that matter anyone else's, a diet causing nutritional deficiencies known to impair brain development and normal mental function. (thepaleodiet.com)
  • Her vet at the Animal Dermatology Clinic in Pasadena, California, suggested incorporating calcium and iron supplements through a diet of leafy greens or a vegan nutritional capsule. (cnn.com)
  • health
  • MD is an Ophthalmologist who has become an outspoken advocate for the 'China Diet' to improve hearth health and eye health and to lower cholesterol. (prweb.com)
  • Dr. Paden became concerned about the link between diet and eye health. (prweb.com)
  • If struvite crystals are not a concern, kibble is probably the wisest choice both for dental health and because canned vegan food can be quite expensive. (vegan.com)
  • Vegetarian/vegan diets have been proven to have many health benefits if they are not junkitarian diets, which is easy to fall into. (fluther.com)
  • There is one aspect of plant based diets or diets in general that IMO may be a factor is we have over farmed our land to exhaustion and a few important minerals and elements vital to our health and well being are all but non existent in the plants that naturally should be there but aren't because they have been stripped out of the soil but over farming. (fluther.com)
  • Food for Life classes teach you how to improve your health with a plant-based diet. (pcrm.org)
  • In addition to being sensitive to animals, a plant -based diet comes with a bevy of health benefits too. (ndtv.com)
  • 4. Discover new plant-based proteins: This seems like a no-brainer if you're vegan, but one thing everyone can do for better health is eat more plant-based proteins. (mcall.com)
  • The only prospective study measuring rates of diabetes in vegans, the Adventist Health Study 2, found them to have a 60% less chance of developing the disease than non-vegetarians after two years of follow-up. (veganhealth.org)
  • Previously, a cross-sectional report from the Adventist Health Study-2 showed vegans to have a 68% lower rate of diabetes than non-vegetarians. (veganhealth.org)
  • It followed participants of the Adventist Health Study 2 for two years and found vegans to have the lowest rates of diabetes of any diet group ( 14 ). (veganhealth.org)
  • Her health and well-being is the main thing for us, but that fact we have a vegan option is a double-benefit because it means our dog can live with the same ideology,' she says. (cnn.com)
  • Vegetarian diets are selected by athletes for a variety of reasons including health, environmental, ethical, philosophical, religious/spiritual and esthetics. (gssiweb.org)
  • Although research strongly suggests that plant-based vegetarian and vegan diets may offer many health benefits to athletes and nonathletes alike, there is currently little evidence that vegetarian diets per se are better than omnivorous diets for improving athletic training and performance. (gssiweb.org)
  • Vegetarian diets may have many health advantages over the typical Westernized diets. (gssiweb.org)
  • foods
  • The transition to a plant-based diet should be a gradual change (mixing the 2 foods in different proportions until the new food is given exclusively) to minimize the occurrence of gastrointestinal disturbances (such as diarrhea and sometimes vomiting). (veganoutreach.org)
  • Although diet-related problems are unlikely to occur for dogs on a nutritionally complete and balanced diet, certain dog breeds are predisposed to DCM (dilated cardiomyopathy), a form of heart disease which may be influenced by lack of sufficient intake of taurine and/or carnitine (amino acids which are naturally occurring in flesh foods but can be added to the diet via synthetic supplements which are readily available. (veganoutreach.org)
  • You can share with your non-vegan friends that if they are going to eat animal-derived foods, to opt for organic varieties to reduce their exposure to antibiotics and other drugs or synthetic hormones that are often used in factory farms. (sheknows.com)
  • Your natural foods store may stock vegan dog food-if not, you can readily find what you want online. (vegan.com)
  • A vegan diet includes carbohydrate-rich foods such as rice, wheat, barley and oats. (targetwoman.com)
  • Since Vitamin B12 is not found in plant foods, persons on a vegan diet may need to take vitamin B12 supplements to prevent deficiency. (targetwoman.com)
  • Try ethnic dishes from various regions that are bursting with the goodness of vegan foods. (targetwoman.com)
  • The purpose of this study was to evaluate adherence and identify predictors of adherence to a raw vegan diet (i.e., uncooked plant foods) following a stay at a raw vegan institute. (nih.gov)
  • Processed vegan foods often contain saturated-fat-laden palm oil and coconut oil. (mcall.com)
  • Lysine is considered a limiting amino acid in most plant foods, which means that the food only contains a small amount of amino acid and its shortage in the diet may limit the synthesis of body proteins and enzymes. (medindia.net)
  • In order to reap all the benefits of a vegan or vegetarian diet, it is important to limit processed foods. (mesothelioma.net)
  • meal
  • The findings revealed that a plant-based diet increased insulin sensitivity at meal times, which can prove to be a blessing in diabetes management. (ndtv.com)
  • Vegan meal shake startup Bear Brands raised more than $65,000 from 250 backers in the first day of its crowdfunding campaign. (vegnews.com)
  • dishes
  • Do not go in for vegan dishes that are high on butter, oil or sour cream. (targetwoman.com)
  • Harvey Nichols stores across the UK now serve upscale vegan dishes and wines at its seven locations. (vegnews.com)
  • diabetes
  • He specializes in cataract surgery and eye damage from diabetes (macular degeneration), and he knew that diet definitely causes adult onset diabetes. (prweb.com)
  • Further, studies demonstrate that plant-based diets promote healthy weight maintenance (or weight loss) and a reduced risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, diverticulosis, renal disease, and even gallstones. (sheknows.com)
  • Such a diet plan devoid of animal products may aid in better management of type 2 diabetes. (targetwoman.com)
  • According to a latest study, overweight adults with no history of diabetes were shown to have marginally better insulin sensitivity and beta cell function after eating a plant-based diet as compared to an animal-based one. (ndtv.com)
  • According to the researchers, the findings add to the growing evidence that food really is medicine and that eating a healthful plant-based diet may prove to be a significant intervention in diabetes prevention. (ndtv.com)
  • Those who follow plant-based diets typically enjoy a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers. (emaxhealth.com)
  • In 2011, the first prospective study measuring the type 2 diabetes rates of vegans was released. (veganhealth.org)
  • This study indicates that vegans had a 60% lower risk of developing diabetes as non-vegetarians. (veganhealth.org)
  • It was a cross-sectional study and found vegans to have the lowest rates of type 2 diabetes of any diet group ( 12 ). (veganhealth.org)
  • Vegans had a 68% lower risk of type 2 diabetes than did non-vegetarians. (veganhealth.org)
  • Vegetarian and vegan diets are associated with a reduced risk for a variety of chronic diseases including obesity, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and overall cancer mortality (Melina et al. (gssiweb.org)
  • milk
  • However, many vegan food products, as well as soy and rice milk, are fortified with B-12, and very little of the nutrient is required for the human body to function. (livestrong.com)
  • Scoff at the guy ordering an oat milk latte a nd vegan breakfast burrito all you want, but he may just live longer than you. (menshealth.com)
  • healthy
  • Get the latest tips on diet, exercise and healthy living. (livestrong.com)
  • The disease is also preventable and treatable with proper diet, exercise and healthy lifestyle choices. (sheknows.com)
  • Thousands of dogs have thrived, and lived long healthy lives on exclusively vegan food. (vegan.com)
  • Those on a vegan diet plan are more likely to maintain healthy weight. (targetwoman.com)
  • I want to say he was 100% healthy while on the vegan diet, and there were no issues like that to switch me back. (veganbodybuilding.com)
  • TL:DR my dog was on the N.B vegan for years, but I switched him off due to lack of scientific proof that it is healthy. (veganbodybuilding.com)
  • Indulging in vegan treats every so often is fine, but don't justify them as 'healthy' simply because they're vegan. (mcall.com)
  • vitamin
  • According to AND, those who follow vegan or vegetarian diets may also have lower intakes vitamin B-12, calcium, vitamin D, zinc, and long-chain omega-3 fatty acids. (parents.com)
  • The only vitamin that is really can be of concern on a veg diet, like @Kraigmo said, is B12. (fluther.com)
  • found
  • Changes in diet and lifestyle that we found in earlier research could reverse the progression of coronary heart disease may also affect the progression of prostate cancer as well. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The forward credits his ability to wake up refreshed, recover faster from injury, and high-energy levels, and a newly found clear-mindedness to his vegan diet-which he is still fine-tuning. (vegnews.com)
  • Among athletes, a survey of contestants at the 2010 Commonwealth games found that 8% of international athletes reported eating vegetarian diets, with 1% being vegan (Pelly & Burkhart, 2014). (gssiweb.org)
  • prevention
  • A vegan diet works better than the American Heart Association-recommended diet for heart disease prevention, according to a study published by the American Heart Association (AHA). (pcrm.org)
  • This is the first in a series of trials attempting to better identify the exact role of diet and lifestyle in the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • food
  • Vegetarian diets may bring these food allergic dogs relief from their skin allergies. (veganoutreach.org)
  • The actual diet recommendation is 'whole food from plants,' commonly referred to as 'vegan. (prweb.com)
  • That said, some precautions are nevertheless appropriate when switching your dog over to vegan food, and this article will tell you the main things you need to know. (vegan.com)
  • Instead, mix in about 10 percent vegan food to your dog's current diet, and step up this percentage by another 10 percent every couple of days. (vegan.com)
  • It's wise to bring your dog in for a checkup a couple weeks after completing the transition to vegan dog food, and annually thereafter. (vegan.com)
  • There are several companies that make vegan dog food. (vegan.com)
  • The two largest vegan dog food manufacturers are V-dog and Evolution . (vegan.com)
  • These allergies often cause hair loss or inflamed skin, and switching these animals to vegan food can cause a dramatic reversal to these conditions. (vegan.com)
  • A vegan mother and father were up before a court Tuesday in Amiens, in northern France, accused of 'neglect or food deprivation' leading to the death of their 11-month-old baby daughter. (foxnews.com)
  • Louise's parents became vegans after watching a television program about how cattle were slaughtered for food. (foxnews.com)
  • If you thought vegan food was boring and bland, think again! (targetwoman.com)
  • Vegan food can be cooked with the right blend of spices, herbs and textures to appeal to nearly all palates. (targetwoman.com)
  • Finding food on the road is the biggest problem for me," Chandler said and revealed that his favorite vegan restaurant is Detroit Vegan Soul. (vegnews.com)
  • Shelley Boyle says having a vegan food option for her dog, Cleo, allows them to share the same ideology. (cnn.com)
  • That was a turning point that led to more home-cooked meals and raw food diets. (cnn.com)
  • nutrient
  • In that case, if a caretaker wishes to feed a vegan diet, a homemade diet may be the next best option, but even more care must be taken to insure appropriate nutrient balance and supplements may need to be added to the diet. (veganoutreach.org)
  • Vegans also had more omega-3 fatty acids in their bodies, which may come as a surprise because the nutrient is typically associated with fish. (menshealth.com)
  • You don't have to look any further than the ADA's Position Statement 28 or the USDA's recommendations on vegetarian diets 142 to discover additional nutrient shortcomings caused by plant based diets. (thepaleodiet.com)
  • participants
  • The participants in the plant-based diet group also experienced reduced blood sugar levels during the study. (ndtv.com)
  • The participants were randomly divided into either a group who were asked to make comprehensive changes in diet and lifestyle or a comparison group who were not asked to do so. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • A separate analysis was done for black participants only and black vegans had a relative risk of .43 (.25-.74) compared to non-vegetarians. (veganhealth.org)
  • years
  • Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease describes a study and the Cleveland Clinic in which 18 patients with advanced, untreatable atherosclerosis (blocked arteries), were put on a vegan diet and 26 years later, 16 were still alive and the other two died from accidents. (prweb.com)
  • There was a dog named Bramble that was a vegan and lived to 27 years old. (veganbodybuilding.com)
  • That said, my sister has been vegan for years and years now, and she's doing just fine. (fluther.com)
  • Hi I 've been a vegeterian(vegan) for the past two years. (veganbodybuilding.com)